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Muslim Rage

#MuslimRage counters anti-Islam media with humourous tweets

Less than a week after North American Muslims called for a civil rights movement, Newsweek is serving it up.

Peter Lougheed: back to the future

You couldn't even say the word 'liberal' back then, but the changes made by Peter Lougheed were enlightened and forward-thinking.

Canada is the new Africa in China's quest for oil

What Africa can teach China about the CNOOC-Nexen bid.

Blunderdome: silence in the house

It didn’t come as much of a surprise last week when we learned of David Podmore's upcoming resignation as board chair of PavCo. No one represented PavCo’s face more than David Podmore, and he, more...

BC government didn't need an audit to find something amiss at ICBC

The BC government shouldn't have needed an audit to know that something was amiss at ICBC, especially when much of the waste was literally staring them in the face if they'd just taken a cursory peek...

In BC, democracy has a price tag. Sometimes.

They failed the first time, but that hasn't deterred the BC government from trying yet again to put a sock in the mouths of community organizations, chambers of commerce, unions and other groups.

Happiness. Please spread asap to your friends.

As residents of British Columbia, we're constantly nurtured by nature.  Our coastal parks give us a beautiful setting for sharing time with family, cherished partners and friends. It's a...

2012 Olympics media needs to get over policing female athletes' bodies

Olympic swimmer and medalist Leisel Jones was called fat by Australian media, resulting in a serious backlash online. When will the media learn to stop policing female athlete's bodies?

My hot, sweaty commute on the tube during the 2012 London Olympics

As the train lumbered into the station, I could feel a collective groan down the platform. Kings Cross Underground Station - 6:28 p.m. on a Monday. Rush hour. Summer had finally come to...

"Truthiness" and the right's attack on Canada's charities

Canadian charities should employ "truthiness" to their own advantage, instead of letting the Harper government and Conservative pundits wield it against them.